L&L Products Supplies Bonding Solution to Top Composites Customer for Automotive Application using Structural Adhesive A-K083

AK RangeAltorf, France, February 01, 2017 – L&L Products joined a top composite customer to work together on a solution to bond a rear spoiler made from carbon fiber reinforced polymer (CFRP) using a structural adhesive in an automotive application. The rear spoiler consists of a relatively complex design and multiple parts to be assembled into one high quality end product.

L&L bonding experts worked together with the customer to choose the right adhesive based on the technical requirements and the secondary aesthetic requirements, such as avoiding shrink marks. The final product needed to be a black adhesive to be used on the black CFRP to match the aesthetics.

The L&L team selected A-K083 BLACK, a product with high lap shear strength over 20MPa with sufficient modulus for this application, and develops 80% of its final strength within 10 minutes. The results proved to be an efficient method to produce these parts.

The technical service department at L&L Products in Altorf, France supported this project by providing a range of tests in order to prove that the selected A-K083 BLACK will perform as expected in the field. The technical service department had the capabilities to do lap shear, T-peel climate cycle, and fatigue tests.

L&L Products provides a range of structural adhesives based on multiple technologies. We invite you to visit our booth at the upcoming JEC World 2017 in Paris (Hall 6, Booth #R27) to discuss your bonding challenge.

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L&L Products is a technology driven business-to-business Company that has unique expertise in static sealing, acoustics, vibration reduction, structural reinforcements and composite components for automotive, aerospace, commercial vehicle and other industrial applications.